The Bronx Times Reporter will publish your announcements. Send announcements along with photo, to: Bronx Times Reporter, 3604 E. Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10465 or e-mail Bronx
Hello readers and welcome to another edition of Around Town.
Bronx Sailor Serves in Philippine Sea Aboard USS Pioneer
Pictured in the Phillipene Sea is U.S. Navy Quartermaster 1st Class Elvis Ortiz, from our borough, who raises a flag onto the mast of the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Pioneer as it transits through the Philippine sea.
Pioneer, part of Mine Countermeasure Squadron 7, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response platform for contingency operations.